Aug 182013
Red Epic-M Monochrome

Every cinematographer I know dreams of shooting a movie in black and white! As requested by David Fincher, this Epic-M is a modified version of the Epic for black and white shooting. The camera is sans Bayer, and therefore sharper, since every pixel is used for luminance. It’s time to bring out the old filters [...]

Aug 172013
EMILY b&w Epic-M by Steven Sebring

DP Steven Sebring used the black and white Epic for this fashion short. I like the way he explores low-contrast monochrome images. The monochrome Epic was reportedly developed by Red at the suggestion of director David Fincher. I saw the Epic monochrome at Gokinema in January 2013. Since all the pixels contribute to the same [...]